Fiorina Joins Cisco Systems' Board of Directors
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2001
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HWP) today announced that Carly Fiorina, chairman, president and chief executive officer, has been named to the board of directors of Cisco Systems, Inc.
"During the last year and a half, she has spearheaded a major transformation at HP and is establishing a new leadership model for big companies. Her background and experience in managing large corporate environments will be extremely valuable as Cisco continues to grow," said John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco.
HP also announced that Fiorina has resigned from the boards of directors of both Kellogg Company and Merck & Co., Inc.
Hewlett-Packard Company -- a leading global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services -- is focused on making technology and its benefits accessible to individuals and businesses through simple appliances, useful e-services and an Internet infrastructure that's
HP has 88,500 employees worldwide and had total revenue from continuing operations of $48.8 billion in its 2000 fiscal year. Information about HP and its products can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.hp.com.